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UB offers unique summer course in social change

Before returning to school this fall, the University at Buffalo is offering undergraduates and/or high school students a unique opportunity to examine the legal profession and its ability to implement social change in a course entitled “Lawyers as Agents of ...

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Upstate schools compete in mock trials

Jamesville-Dewitt High School in Onondaga County placed second recently in the New York Statewide High School Mock Trial Tournament Finals — the winning school was Nyack High School, Rockland County. Teams argued the fictional case of People of the State ...

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Regs impact some career training programs

In an ongoing effort to make college costs more transparent for students, the U.S. Department of Education released new regulations Tuesday designed to ensure that career training programs at for-profit colleges meet certain performance standards — or risk losing their ...

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ABA releases new law grad employment figures

The 2011 law school graduate employment figures released by the American Bar Association last week include new requirements designed to increase law school graduate job placement transparency. The data includes, for the first time, figures regarding the number of graduates ...

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NY near deal to combat cyber bullies

ALBANY — New York could announce as early as this week a legislative deal to crack down on cyber bullying in schools and through social media, according to a state official closed to the private negotiations. The official told The ...

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Boys & Girls Club holds reading awards

Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley last week participated in the Accelerated Readers Awards Ceremony at the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester. “This community is full of heroes and I’m honored to be able to support the great work ...

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Rochester company wins business competition

Strong Arm Technologies Inc., made up of students from the Rochester Institute of Technology, beat out more than 120 teams from more than 25 colleges and universities across the state to capture the grand prize in the third annual New ...

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Local students share watershed testing results

Students from Honeoye Falls-Lima High School recently celebrated the Honeoye Falls Creek watershed at the General Motors Fuel Cell Activities Center in Honeoye Falls. Through water quality testing with community partners, youth from the high school took a proactive approach ...

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Harvard Law School graduate sues school over plagiarism accusations

Like a lot of young lawyers these days, Megon Walker is out of work. But what makes her stint with unemployment different than most is that the Ohio native claims her alma mater, Harvard Law School, is to blame. Life ...

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